8th INTERNATIONAL DEFENCE INDUSTRY FAIR IDEF: One of The Major Defence Exhibitions in World

Turkish Armed Forces Foundation (TAFF) undertakes the management and responsibility of IDEF International Defence Industry Fairs, which are organized bi-annually in Ankara, with the support of Ministry of National Defence. IDEF

Date: Issue 6 - June 2007

Defence Turkey: Mr. General Manager; at beginning of our speech, could you please tell us your assessments about the significance of IDEF International Defence Industry Fair for Turkey, which brings the Turkish defence industry and world defence industry together on a common platform?

Today, the IDEF Defence Industry Fair takes place among the world’s top five defence industry fairs that have the same features and it is the biggest in the Eurasia region. Therefore, IDEF has a big significance, not only for Turkey, but also for the region and for all of the participating countries. With its socio-cultural and economic extent, IDEF fairs make significant contributions to the presentation of Turkey.